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H-Empire seeks to bring together scholars and others interested in sharing resources, research and questions concerning the origin, development, working and decline of empires, rather broadly defined across academic disciplines and professional interests, chronological time periods, and geographical regions.
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Call For Papers
Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World
19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History
The University of Texas at Arlington
Date of Conference: October 19-20
Submission Deadline: Friday, May 11
Keynote Speakers: TBA
The Center for Middle East Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, presents
Transregional Connections: Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires
Tuesday, April 17th, 4:00pm, HSSB 6020 (IHC McCune Conference Room, University of California, Santa Barbara)
R. Stephen Humphreys Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Dr Natasha Eaton (University College London) A/Professor Clara Tuite (University of Melbourne)
How do nationalist ideas emerge, evolve, and spread? How do urban spaces and the migration of people factor in?
Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan. Imperialism Past and Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 202 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939789-1.
Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (December, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Walter Johnson. River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. 560 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04555-2.
Reviewed by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama) Published on H-Empire (November, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds, eds. Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim. New York: Routledge, 2015. 270 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-74430-0.
Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (November, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Tony Ballantyne. Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 376 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5826-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5817-6.
Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (October, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed